Current BIMS Students
Force Forms Are Going Online This Fall
will be online starting this fall. The link given will be available
beginning November 12, 2015. Please submit force forms online this
International Stockmen’s Educational Foundation
International Stockmen’s Educational Foundation (ISEF) awards
International Livestock Congress travel fellowships each year to
senior-level undergraduates and graduate students currently
enrolled in accredited colleges of universities. Information can be
found at the ISEF
Howdy Farm Internship Applications - Now Open
The Howdy Farm is now accepting applications for Spring 2016
interns. Applicants will be selected based on availability,
experience, and passion to fulfill the mission of the farm.
Experience is not necessary to apply, as long as you possess the
ability to take initiative and have a willingness to learn.
Applications are due by Friday, November 6th. To learn more about
the program and the requirements please visit this link: http://tamuhowdyfarm.weebly.com/intern.html
Office of Sustainability
The Office of Sustainability is searching for Spring 2016
interns to help increase awareness and education about the growing
field of sustainability and every day sustainable practices.
Sustainability encompasses environmental, economic, and social
aspects, and encourages the use of critical thinking skills to come
up with long term solutions to societies biggest problems.
Sustainability’s interdisciplinary approach to problem solving
makes it perfect for students in any undergraduate major on
position description and
internship application are linked. Application materials
(Internship Application, Resume, Cover Letter) are due by
Noon on Monday, November 16th, 2015 and should be
sent to email@example.com
or dropped off at the General Services Complex, Suite 1801.
Fish Camp Namesake Nominations
Namesake nominations for Fish Camp 2016 are now being accepted!
A Namesake has the great honor of being both a support and a
resource for the counselors and freshmen. We encourage you to
nominate someone who you feel should be honored and respected for
impacting Texas A&M University in a positive way. To nominate
someone for Namesake please go to: http://fishcamp.tamu.edu/namesakes/nomination2016
***Nominations are due November 18th, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. CST***
International Student Mentor Association
The International Student Mentor Association has opened their
mentor applications for next spring. Who are we? We are an
organization dedicated to helping incoming international students
transition to Texas A&M via semester long mentorships. We start
recruiting members at this time of the semester because we need to
prepare you before the international students arrive in January. If
you love to learn about new cultures, meet lots of different
interesting people and serve the Texas A&M community, this is
the right organization for you! In addition, we put on socials and
cultural parties throughout the semester. These socials are often
based around American or Aggie traditions, such as American
football and Thanksgiving. This is a great way to broaden your
social network and even learn something about your own country!
If you would like to know more about what we do, you can come to
our informational Monday, November 9th from 6pm-6:30pm in Rudder
401. The application can be found on our website: http://ismamentors.wix.com/isma#!forms/i75hf.
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and
we'll get back to you right away!
We look forward to seeing you! Applications will close at midnight
on November 18th. Interview times will be posted shortly after,
which will be held on November 21 and 22.
Thanks & Gig 'Em,
Costa Rica Biomedical Sciences Information Session
Attention all pre-health students. Are you interested in
studying abroad in Costa Rica without falling behind in your degree
If so consider the Costa Rica Biomedical Semester and join us at
an information session on Tuesday, November 17th at 5PM in Room 102
The information session will include faculty from the program
both in person and by internet (Costa Rica). We will also have
students from the current 2015 program talking to us live via video
conference. You can ask directly how they see the program and how
it fits in to their academic schedules!
This will be a great opportunity to learn more about this
successful program and ask any questions you may have about the
work and fun that comprise this full semester in Costa Rica.
For more information visit our program web page at or contact the
Study Abroad office (979) 845-0544 or Nykkiesha Starr email@example.com.
Walk In Advising for Pre-registration
We will take sign ins on a first come, first serve basis. Please
be prepared to wait up to 90 minutes depending upon the volume of
students needing assistance. Sign in times for the dates below are
9-11:30 and 1:30-3:30. We will see students according to the
classifications listed. Classifications will be checked against
Howdy and are your current classification as listed under the “My
Information” link in the “myrecord” tab in Howdy. Meeting times are
for no more than 15 minutes and students requiring more advising
should plan ahead by scheduling an appointment through our online
- U4 and Honors: 11/11/15
- U3 11/13/15
- U2 11/16/15
- U1 11/18/15
- U1-U4 11/24/15
Undergraduate Degree Planner
Students who started at Texas A&M Fall 2014
- You will be required to complete an undergraduate degree plan
through Howdy. This planner must be submitted AND approved by
Wednesday, September 30. If this is not completed, you will
have a hold placed on your account on Thursday, October 1 until
this is completed. This hold will prevent you from register
for classes for the Spring 2016 semester.
Students who started at Texas A&M Fall 2013
- You will be required to complete a yearly undergraduate degree
plan through Howdy. The submission window will open on
Sunday, March 1. This planner must be submitted AND approved
by Wednesday, September 30. If this is not completed, you
will have a hold placed on your account on Thursday, October 1
until this is completed. This hold will prevent you from
register for classes for the Spring 2016 semester.
Undergraduate Degree Planner Help offered through Transition Academic Programs
Seniors Graduating Summer or Fall 2015
If you have not already done so, you will need to complete a
degree audit with either Dr. Henry Huebner or Dave Kincaid as well
as set up a pre-registration advising session before registering
for your final semester(s) of coursework. This can be
completed in one advising appointment.
Schedule an Appointment With a BIMS Advisor
To schedule your appointment, please use the Online Appointment
Please do not make appointments after 5:00 pm for
the next day. As our office closes at 5:00 pm, we will not
have your folder pulled and your information gathered in time for
the appointment. We thank you for this courtesy to our
HHMI Research Opportunities for Medical, Dental, and Veterinary
Students at U.S. Schools
In order to encourage more medical, dental, and veterinary
students to pursue academic and research careers, the Howard Hughes
Medical Institute (HHMI) offers an outstanding year-long training
program for students enrolled in schools in the U.S. Women and
under-represented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.
Students enrolled in combined professional degree/PhD programs are
not eligible to apply.
For 2nd and 3rd Year Students:
- HHMI Medical Research Fellows Program enables medical, dental,
and veterinary students at schools located in the U.S. to spend a
year conducting basic, translational, or applied biomedical
research at any academic or nonprofit research institution in the
United States except federal government agencies. HHMI will award
60 fellowships in 2016.
Additional Medical Fellows conducting research in the following
areas may be supported by organizations partnering with HHMI:
- Duchenne muscular dystrophy research (Partner: Duchenne
- Epilepsy research (Partner: Citizens United for Research in
- HIV or TB research (Partner: K-RITH);
- Inherited retinal degenerative disease research (Partner:
Foundation Fighting Blindness);
- Orthopaedic research (Partner: Orthopaedic Research and
- Parkinson's disease research (Partner: Parkinson's Disease
- Preclinical research in interventional radiology (Partner:
Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation);
- Veterinary student research (Partner: Burroughs Wellcome
For the 2016-2017 program year, Fellows will receive a $30,000
stipend; a $5,500 fellow’s allowance for health, dental and vision
insurance and some education-related expenses; and a $5,500
research allowance for research-related enrichment activities and
some research costs. The Competition System is open and the
application deadline is January 11, 2016.
- The Medical Research Fellows Program at Janelia offers students
with an interest in neuronal networking and/or imaging at the
cellular and molecular level an intense year-long research training
experience, living and working at HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus, a
world-class research center in the Washington, D.C., area. Students
must submit a prescreening application by November 2, 2015 and
comply with specific eligibility and application requirements.
- The Medical Research Fellows Program at K-RITH is targeted to
students interested in conducting research in HIV, TB, or
co-infection in a state-of-the-art research institute at the heart
of the TB and HIV epidemics in Durban, South Africa. Students must
submit a prescreening application by November 2, 2015 and comply
with specific eligibility and application requirements.
For further information, visit: www.hhmi.org/medfellowships or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.